Grizedale Arts

Against Landscape - Coniston Institute - 3rd To 24th June

A mix of contemporay and historic works drawn from the Landscape

including works by

Pamela Fraser, Daniel Sturgis, Paul Morrison and Lisa Milroy

The works are hung on the free standing system designed during the Fairland project by Tom Philipson and a community ofcontributors.

Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 4.30pm (or by appointment)

Drop in workshops and cafe everday - talks and special workshops every Saturday

At The Consiton Institute 15 Yewdale Road, Cumbria, LA21 8DU


Against Landscape Talks And Workshops Programme


Sunday 4th June Abstract Landscape Painting Workshop

10.30am – 12.30pm Using the hard edge with Daniel Sturgis

Saturday 10th June Making mistakes into triumphs - Workshop

11am – 4pm Exploring the blot with Adam Sutherland, including lunch by ‘The Village Table’ community catering project

Saturday 24th June Interpreting Landscape Workshop

11am – 4pm using monotypes and print techniques to interpret landscape with local artist Jamie Barnes, including lunch by ‘The Village Table’ community catering project


Friday 16th June The Essence of Landscape – Turner, Cox and Ruskin

6pm Stephen Wildman (Director of the Ruskin Library)

Friday 23rd June The Translation of Landscape into the Digital Realm

6pm Harvey Wilkinson, National Trust Curator of the Landscape ‘in conversation’ with Karen Guthrie

Workshops £5 and Talks free Further Exhibition events to be confirmed

Booking for all events advisable - Email:

or telephone Tracy Hodgson on 015394 41823

Function At The Junction

For a Fair Land - Grizedale's project at IMMA in Dublin - we have commissioned some short 'how to' films from Maria Benjamin and Marcus Coates - being actually useful films on how to make simple useable, desirable and achievable products and a creative fitness routine from Marcus - see them here

High Tea Against Landscape - Saturday June 3rd 5pm - 8pm

A wild and varied old school High Tea by The Village Table

for the opening of the exhibition Against Landscape on Saturday 3rd June - all welcome

To be opened by celebrated poet and broadcaster Paul Farley - 6pm

followed by (6.30) curator Daniel Sturgis in conversation with Grizedale director Adam Sutherland

The Ruskin Museum will be open and highlighting relevant works by John Ruskin

Image - Laure Provoust @ The Village Table

Nice Publication About Nice Things On Nice Paper

After Ford 151 is a hilarious romp through the Lawson Park design collection - originally published to accompany the exhibition of the same title it looks at the motivation and politics behind making, design and design movements. Lavishly illustrated with drawings by Jina Lee, accompanied by a preposterous text by Adam Sutherland. Ideal toilet book for the design interested at the startling price of £5 buy it here.

Buy Our Book Online

Kevin Reid performs (2003)Grizedale Arts - Adding Complexity to Confusion is a lavishly illustrated romp through the last decade of our projects and it's now available to BUY ONLINE HERE.

Grizedale Arts is made possible by the ongoing support of Arts Council England and South Lakeland District Council

Grizedale Arts is a partner of Tate, and exchanges programmes, ideas and skills with Tate and the Plus Tate family of visual arts organisations

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